POOR FLOW & LEVELING
Failure of paint to dry to a smooth film, resulting in unsightly brush and roller marks after the paint dries.
- Use of lower quality paint
- Application of additional paint to “touch up” partially dried painted areas.
- Re-brushing or re-rolling partially dried painted areas.
- Use of the wrong type of roller cover or poor quality brush.
- Use top quality latex paints, which are generally formulated with ingredients that enhance paint flow.
- Brush and roller marks thus tend to “flow out” and form a smooth film.
- When using a roller, be sure to use a cover with the recommended nap length for the type of paint being used.
- Use of a high quality brush is important; a poor brush can result in bad flow and leveling with any paint.
Note: Images & information provided by The Rohm & Hass Paint Quality Institute.